Digital Manners: Can I use my phone at a dinner party?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
May 3 2011 1:44 PM

Can I Use My Phone at a Dinner Party?

Slate's new digital-manners show tackles smartphone etiquette.

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In this week's episode of Manners for the Digital Age, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question, "Is it rude to whip out the smartphone during a dinner party?"

You can listen using the player above or download the episode here. You can also subscribe to the Digital Manners podcast via iTunes or by using our RSS feed.

For more information about this new series, read our introductory article.

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column.